WOYWWW is the weekly visit to lots of workdesks courtesy of Julia, so to take part, please visit her blog HERE.
I have a messy desk this week as I haven't cleared it up yet after making lots of things for our craft fair last Saturday. In the middle of the mess is a cross stitch that has been commissioned for a Christmas present (so I can't show you much of it - just in case!) I will need to get it finished this week so that the customer can get it framed in time - he did leave it very late to order it (typical man!) The craft fair was very busy and we sold lots of stuff - both before, during and since, and the grand total raised (including a few donations) has now reached over £1000 - wow! It was a great venue, being in a part of the town where some of the large supermarkets and the shopping centre is located, so lots of people came in. At first we thought that our table was a bit small as we couldn't fit everything on, but we just put out a bit of everything and topped it up as it sold. It looked a bit cramped, but lots of people stopped to see everything and usually ended up buying something! The building itself was very suitable as it used to be the county jail and had lots of alcoves around the outside which used to be the cells - though we were just at a table in the centre - if they have it again next year, we'll have to ask for a 'cell!'
A couple of weeks ago Monica posted a video tutorialHERE and it thought they would be a good idea for our craft sale. I modified mine and made them up using SU old olive and cherry cobbler card, paper and ribbon.
This week I am really busy getting things ready for a craft fair on Saturday. What you can see on my desk is one of a number of different coloured versions of a desk calendar. I didn't realise I used so many different types of sticking on one project, until I looked at this photo - I see double-sided tape (two types - normal and very sticky), glue dots, foam squares, micro sticky dots runner, Tombow glue and a glue pen (some have been cut off the side of the photo). I have also been making some oilcloth bags this week, using a lovely Scottie dog print PVC coated fabric - now I wish I'd bought more of it! To visit all the other desks this week, go to Julia's blog HERE.
I'm a part time teacher, married for over 23 years and Mum to Hannah and Nathan. I dabble in most crafts and have been making cards for about 15 years now. I'm a big fan of Stampin Up, Lili of the Valley and Magnolia products. I also make wedding stationery and sell my cards in a local craft shop to help school funds.